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Coding Companion for Cardiology/Cardiothoracic Surgery/Vascular Surgery — 2017

$155.96 $199.95
  • Item #: ATCR16
  • ISBN #: 978-1-62254-245-1
  • Availability: Immediate
  • Publisher: Optum

Product Description

Consolidate the coding process with the one-stop resource developed exclusively for those who code for cardiology, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery. This comprehensive and easy-to-use guide includes 2017 CPT®, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM code sets specific to cardiology, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery. Each specialty specific procedure code includes its official description and lay description, coding tips, terminology, cross-coding, and national Medicare relative value units. Getting to the code information you need has never been so easy.

Key Features and Benefits  

  • New — Optum360 Edge — Documentation and Reimbursement Tips now included right on the page. Documentation and reimbursement information for procedures included for quick reference.
  • Optum360 Edge — HCPCS Procedure Codes. Only Optum360 offers HCPCS procedure codes specific to your specialty with the same information as we provide for CPT® codes.
  • Quickly find information. All the information you need is provided, including illustrations, lay descriptions, coding tips, terms, cross-coding, and Medicare RVUs and Pub. 100 references.
  • Organized by CPT® and HCPCS procedure code. Essential procedures for cardiology, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery are listed by CPT® or HCPCS procedure code, along with crosswalks to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes.
  • Easily determine fees for your practice and reinforce consistency in the charges. National Medicare relative value units for surgery codes and most diagnostic procedures are included.
  • Avoid claim denials and/or audits. Medicare payer information provides the references to Pub. 100 guidelines, follow-up days, and assistant-at-surgery.
  • CCI Edits by CPT® and HCPCS procedure code. CPT® and HCPCS procedure codes with associated CCI edits in a special section and quarterly updates available online.